Bug 2657 - Release retained subviews of the main view in View Controllers designer.cs
Summary: Release retained subviews of the main view in View Controllers designer.cs
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: iOS add-in ()
Version: 2.8.2
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Alan McGovern
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-12-27 19:40 UTC by Joseph Hill
Modified: 2012-01-05 17:12 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Joseph Hill 2011-12-27 19:40:04 UTC
MonoDevelop templates for View Controllers include the following code:
public override void ViewDidUnload ()
	base.ViewDidUnload ();
	// Release any retained subviews of the main view.
	// e.g. myOutlet = null;

Instead of telling the user to release their subviews, we can generate the code to do this in a method (i.e., ReleaseOutlets()) in the .designer.cs file, and call that from ViewDidUnload().  

Additionally, the comments near the call to ReleaseOutlets() could probably provide a better explanation of why subviews need to be released.
Comment 1 Jeffrey Stedfast 2012-01-05 17:12:28 UTC
Implemented in git master (will be in MD 2.8.7)